The final wartime issue of the most famous Slovenian Partisan newspaper, ‘Delo’, printed by an underground press in Italian-occupied Ljubljana, with a magnificently illustrated cover, was printed in a secret room in the building of the Fascist police station. 8°. 34 pp., original wrappers with illustrated cover printed in red, stapled (Very Good, staples slightly soiled, slightly stained, tiny…
A manuscript first-hand report on the Bulgarian-Greek border during the Greek civil war, written by a United Nations observer Dr Yang from the Rome University of in Chinese language, is accompanied with a letter by a Chief Observer Brigadier H.W.D. McDonald.
[Uyghur – Chinese – Russian Dictionary] A rare, important Uyghur – Chinese - Russian dictionary was written in prison by a later Chinese politician Burhan Shahidi of Uyghur / Tatar roots, while serving a sentence for supporting Trotsky under the rule of the Chinese warlord Sheng Shicai. 8°. Title page, 9. pp (first 6 pages mispaginated with 2…
A rare political Communist magazine, printed in Ottoman script, was issued in 1929 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan and includes articles on the industrial development of the country in the 5 years after Lenin’s death.
A practically mint condition example of a beautiful and scientifically sophisticated geological atlas of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos (comprising the former colony of French Indochina), featuring 22 large format map sheets that can potentially be joined into a colossal geological map (measuring almost 3.7 x 2 metres!); the map was printed while the Vietnam War raged by the National…
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